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The path to single-payer health care

The path to single-payer health care

Critics of the House bill say it reduces funding for Medicaid, and makes services like substance abuse treatment optional for states. People who delay care get sicker or die. Republicans like to talk about ObamaCare as if it was an ideological exercise that created higher insurance costs just to punish job creators . The Insurance Department is seeking bids from consultants to develop macroeconomic models on the probable impact of a number of possible changes in health care , the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Nawaz Sharif asks not to politicise China-Pakistan Economic Corridor issue

In an interview with APP , he said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is playing a pivotal role and has become the flagship project of the Belt and Road Initiative. The Prime Minister made it very clear that CPEC is an economic undertaking open to all countries in the region having no geographical boundaries. "We are visiting China as Pakistanis and not as representatives of political parties", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Syria safe zones deal to come into force in hours — Russian military

The committee said the deal "was concluded without the Syrian people" and "lacks the minimum basics of legitimacy". He said the USA -led coalition aircraft would still be able to operate against IS in specific areas. The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad is not a signatory, but its state news agency said it supported the plan. The details of the plan will be worked out over the next several weeks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Philippines denies China hand in ASEAN statement

Philippines denies China hand in ASEAN statement

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses the media during his joint press statement with Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo following their bilateral meeting at the Malacanang Palace in Manila , Philippines Friday. "We exchanged views on regional and worldwide issues of common interest and concern.We had engaged in a productive and fruitful deliberation of ASEAN's work in the community building process", Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who chaired the meeting, said at the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Reaches Preliminary Deal With China Over Beef and Chicken

Trump Reaches Preliminary Deal With China Over Beef and Chicken

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday the most important parts of the new U.S. trade agreement with China are the deals on beef and liquefied natural gas (LNG). Last year, the trade deficit with China reached $347 billion showed figures from the U.S. Treasury. "It's impossible to overstate how beneficial this will be for America's cattle producers", Craig Uden, president of the association, said in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

Marin Ivezic, cybersecurity partner at PwC, said that some clients had been "working around the clock since the story broke" to restore systems and install software updates, or patches, or restore systems from backups. Oliver Gower, of the UK's National Crime Agency, said: "Cyber criminals may believe they are anonymous but we will use all the tools at our disposal to bring them to justice ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Enacts New Drug Crime Policy

Attorney for Utah Brett Tolman said in a statement . Yet Sessions, in a memo to federal prosecutors , defended tough drug sentencing as "moral and just", arguing that it provided consistency within the criminal-justice system. You can read the full text of Sessions' memo to prosecutors at this link or by scrolling below. Holder released a statement Friday saying Sessions' stance "is not tough on crime". Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea accuses United States of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

Calling the USA and South Korean intelligence services a " hotbed of evils in the world ", the report accused the agencies of having "hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPRK". The country's Joint Chiefs of Staff has prepared a system called the Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation (KMPR) that would involve surgical missile attacks, exclusive special warfare units and an ability to strike North Korea's leadership if South Korea feels threatened by nuclear ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Rep. Mo Brooks seeks US Senate seat in Alabama

Rep. Mo Brooks seeks US Senate seat in Alabama

Following the press conference, Monday the congressman's staff has planned appearances in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Mobile. Luther Strange now occupies the seat. (Bentley has since stepped down while pleading guilty for the charges of misuse of campaign funds, allegedly resulting from affair with an aide). Brown said Moore, who was suspended a year ago from the bench and resigned the seat last month, has the most loyal core of supporters, but Brown said Moore's challenge will be in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Admiral Sunil Lanba attends int'l maritime review in Singapore

Admiral Sunil Lanba attends int'l maritime review in Singapore

The ministry said the event was attended by 46 warships and four aircraft, as well as more than 30 navy chiefs, vice navy chiefs and directors-general of coast guards and more than 40 flag rank officers, from 44 participating nations. Both the countries have been conducting the bilateral exercise "SIMBEX" (Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise) since 1994. Indian naval ships Sahyadri and Kamorta have also arrived in Singapore to participate in the IMR and IMDEX. Consulte Mais Informação

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